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Vol 22 No 4 April/May 2017

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Legal Pluralism and the Colonial Legacy

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ISBN13: 9781859720783
ISBN: 1859720781
Published: March 1995
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



This work on justice systems in Canada, New Zealand and Australia describes how Maori and Aboriginal peoples are dealt with. Issues such as population management; legal pluralism; and the over-representation of Aboriginals in Canadian correctional institutions are covered.

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Contents:
Introduction - unyielding domains in the post-colonial relationship, Kayleen M. Hazlehurst; co-existing forms of Aboriginal and private justice - an historical study of the Canadian West, Russell Smandych and Rick Linden; Aboriginal justice and the ""good citizen"" - an essay on population management, John Pratt; ""What's in the Treaty?"" - constitutionalizing Maori rights in Aotearoa/New Zealand, 1975-1993, Paul Havemann; Mabo and legal pluralism - the Australian Aboriginal justice experience, Garth Nettheim; crime, law and justice in the Baffin Region - preliminary findings from a multi-year study, Curt Taylor Griffiths et al; dimensions of Aboriginal over-representation in Canadian correctional institutions and implications for crime prevention, Carol LaPrairie; Australia's Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody - law and justice issues, David McDonald and Kathy Whimp; colonialism, indigenous peoples, and the criminal justice systems of Australia and Canada - some comparisons, Christine Stafford; justice and political power - reasserting Maori legal processes, Moana Jackson.